Control of Hazards to Health from Laser Radiation

Control of Hazards to Health from Laser Radiation

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This bulletin provides guidelines and establishes procedures for personnel protection from laser radiation within the framework of currently documented experimental evidence. Medical guidance is limited to biological data available. This bulletin encompasses the portion of the electromagnetic spectrum in which laser radiation can be produced including: ultraviolet (UV), visible light, and infrared (IR) radiation. b. This bulletin applies to those activities established and operated at active Army, Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, U.S. Army Reserve, Department of the Army (DA) personnel, and Corps of Engineers facilities. c. Provisions of this publication are subject to the latest editions of three international standardization agreements (STANAG): STANAG 2900, STANAG 3606, and STANAG 3828 found in appendix A. d. It is Army policy to follow guidance in the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z136 series of standards. Additional guidance is contained in this document for U.S. Army laser systems used both indoors and outdoors for laser research, training, and tactical and strategic applications. Consult Military Handbook (MIL-HDBK)-828A for specific guidance on fielded military laser systems found in appendix A.
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  • Paperback | 246 pages
  • 216 x 279 x 13mm | 581g
  • Createspace
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1514770016
  • 9781514770016